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‘Made in America’ Just a Political Slogan to Conservatives

By at February 10, 2015 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

‘Made in America’ Just a Political Slogan to Conservatives

Conservatives in Congress have once again proven they are un-American and unpatriotic. This time, it’s because of their fierce approval for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline, being built and run by TransCanada, will bring tar sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf Coast. All the oil will be exported. Major beneficiaries, […]

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A Swift Boat Load of Lies

By at October 14, 2014 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

A Swift Boat Load of Lies

“Gov. Tom Corbett, who claims he opposes legalization of marijuana, was seen behind a barn smoking weed. Just a-puffin’ and a-grinnin’.” “Tom Wolfe was speeding and driving drunk through the streets of York. If he can’t obey traffic laws, why would we think he’d obey the Constitution if elected Pennsylvania governor?” “That commie socialist fascist […]

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Notes & Asides

By at April 25, 2011 | 1:28 pm | 7 Comments

Notes & Asides

And now for something completely different. Is it just me or has the whole flipping country forgot that we won the Revolutionary war and negotiated an honorable peace in the War of 1812? Why on God’s green Earth do I care whom George the Third’s progeny is marrying – and why is ANYTHING about it on ESPN?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 7, 2011 | 10:02 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this Edition of Rock The Capital Minute, another day of finger pointing in Washington over a proposed spending plan, with a Friday deadline the possibility of a shutdown is becoming a distinct possibility. In Japan, bodies are decomposing and if they are not recovered soon authorities won’t have any way to identify the people, and In Pennsylvania accountability and ethics in the legislature making a comeback?

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Prayers and Love to Japan

By at March 14, 2011 | 10:18 am | 225 Comments

Prayers and Love to Japan

When Eric and I founded Rockthecapital.com we decided to take a different approach to the way politics and news are covered. We thoroughly understand that the most critical aspect is that politics and events are not things that just happen; the results are always about people.
People make decisions and people are affected by those decisions.

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Something Has to Give

By at March 11, 2011 | 1:36 pm | 12 Comments

Something Has to Give

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno’s piece on taking every taxpayer dime away from Penn State has generated such a stir that Paterno has composed another piece to further explain the critical thinking that led to his decision. To keep this in perspective, Paterno’s father Joe is a legendary football coach at Penn State, and Scott received undergraduate and graduate degrees at PSU. As he puts it, his house is a shrine to the school.

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Forget Charlie Sheen, Glen Beck is Mel Gibson

By at February 28, 2011 | 2:36 pm | 171 Comments

Forget Charlie Sheen, Glen Beck is Mel Gibson

Charlie Sheen’s rants have covered over Fox Commentator Glen Beck’s meltdown on TV — comparing rabbis to radical Islamists. As RTC’s Eric Epstein discovered, Glen Beck is better suited to play Mel Gibson — sorry Charlie!

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Swimming upstream in a sea of Republicans in Pennsylvania

By at January 18, 2011 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

Swimming upstream in a sea of Republicans in Pennsylvania

Today officially marks the day Republicans are firmly in control of Pennsylvania politics. With the swearing-in of Governor Tom Corbett, Republicans now control the governor’s mansion,senate, & house. But at least one Democrat is sticking to his agenda and is looking for ways to best represent his constituents.

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Soon to be out of mind, but not out of sight, goodbye Governor Rendell

By at January 16, 2011 | 9:33 am | 81 Comments

Soon to be out of mind, but not out of sight, goodbye Governor Rendell

Governor Ed. Rendell’s bags are packed as his countdown to departure can now be numbered in hours. The sun is setting on his two-term administration, as well as his 33 year career in politics.

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30 Minutes with outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell

By at January 13, 2011 | 3:06 pm | 5 Comments

30 Minutes with outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell

Here is our exclusive interview with Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. He lists his greatest political accomplishments to talking about the hurt that still lingers over all that was said and written about his extramarital affairs.

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